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Crash Helicopter Crashes Killing 19 in Flames in Vietnam

Monday, July 7, 2014
By George Hatcher
Crash Helicopter Crashes Killing 19 in Flames in Vietnam

A helicopter exercise in Vietnam killed 19 of 21 people aboard on July 7, 2014 at 7:50 a.m. Vietnam People’s Army Air Force (VPAAF), Regiment 91 suffered a loss of 19 when the Mil Mi-171 helicopter engaged in a parachute training mission crashed near village 11 in Thach That district, Vietnam, managing to impact... »

3 Dead in Ukrainian Military Helicopter Crash

Monday, June 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
3 Dead in Ukrainian Military Helicopter Crash

Three people lost their lives after an on-duty Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in Kharkov Region of eastern Ukraine. According to the Interior Ministry of the Ukraine, “On June 21, the regional Interior Ministry department unit received a report from the search and rescue emergencies center’s officer on duty stating that a Mil Mi-8T helicopter... »

UN Chopper Down in Monrovia with Injuries

Thursday, April 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
UN Chopper Down in Monrovia with Injuries

Impromptu landing in Thinkers Village in Monrovia. An RA 22426 United Nations helicopter carrying 5 health workers and 4 crew from Spriggs Payne Airport to River Gee, Fishtown made a forced landing when the pilot detected engine problems. Only the pilot and possibly a crew member sustained injuries; apparently they had deep cuts in... »

Mil Crash in Borneo

Sunday, November 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

An Indonesian Army Mil Mi-17B-5 en route to a construction site so remote it can only be reached by helicopter was flying from Tarakan to Malinau with a crew of construction workers and a 1,100 pound construction cargo when the helicopter developed engine trouble. Eight crew and eleven civilian construction workers went down in... »

Russian Helicopter Crash Kills 3

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Russian Helicopter Crash Kills 3

On Sept 9, a DOSAAF-operated Mil Mi-2 helicopter en route from Starorusskoye to Poronaysk Russia crashed with three aboard on Sakhalin Island. There were no survivors. The helicopter, registration HS-TEF, is a total loss. The crew was monitoring rivers when it crashed about 30 kilometers from Dolinsk. Emergency services responded, including the Dolinskogo fire... »

Gazpromavia Mil Crash Kills 7

Monday, July 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Gazpromavia Mil Crash Kills 7

On July 14, 2013, a Gazpromavia Mil Mi-8 helicopter took off, made a hard landing at Igolsko-Talovoye oil field and rolled over on its side. Fourteen workers and three crew were aboard. There were seven fatalities on the scene. The condition of the other seven aboard has not been released. In 2010 there was... »

More about the Helicopter Crash in Yakutia

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
By George Hatcher
More about the Helicopter Crash in Yakutia

photographer Ivandalavia Currently, there are five reported survivors: the flight crew of three, and a woman with a child. The flight manifest lists 28 aboard, including 9 children plus 2 infants. A dense fog and heavy rains hampered search crews that included Mi-8 helicopters, an AN-26 plane and an An-74. Deputy of parliament of... »

Breaking news: Helicopter Crash in Yakutia

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
By George Hatcher

On July 2, a Polyarnye Avialinii airline Mil Mi-8 helicopter en route from Deputatsky (a village) was on a routine flight when air traffic control lost contact. The chopper was flying from the village of Deputatsky to Kazachye village. The helicopter flew over a pass, encountered severe turbulence reported as “a powerful air stream.”... »

Indian Rescue Chopper Crashes During Flood Evacuation

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Indian Rescue Chopper Crashes During Flood Evacuation

On Jun 25, 2013, an Indian Air Force Mil Mi-17 V5 newly acquired helicopter was on a rescue/medical mission assisting victims of floods in Northern India when it crashed in bad weather (rain and fog). An Indian newspaper says there were 19 aboard, including NDRF, ITBP and IAF personnel. The helicopter was from Barrackpore... »

Helicopter Goes Missing in Siberia

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Goes Missing in Siberia

On May 6, 2013, 9 people aboard an Angara Airlines Mil Mi-8T were lost during a rescue operation in Siberia. Update Fragments of missing Mi-8 helicopter found in Irkutsk The helicopter was participating in a flood rescue and was carrying 1.9 tons of explosives for blasting ice dams in the river. Missing are three... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • LIVE: Plane and helicopter crash mid-air in UK
    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
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    LIVE at the scene where a helicopter and a plane crashed mid-air in Buckinghamshire. A number of fatalities have been reported. Like what you see? Please sub...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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